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Sarah E. Tornetta is a labor & employment attorney who writes articles on labor & employment, public law, and public contracts.
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Can NJ Employers Mandate COVID-19 Vaccinations for Employees to Return to Work?
Author: Sarah E. TornettaDate: June 24, 2021
With vaccination rates up and infection rates down, many employers are preparing for a return to the workplace. While return to work plans involve a number of important considerations, one of the most significant (and controversial) is whether employees should be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
So far, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted emergency use authorization for the Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson vaccines. While many workers have willingly been vaccinated, a sizable segment of the population remains hesitant to get a COVID-19 vaccine, which leaves employers in a tough position.
Five Tips for Renegotiating Your Contracts Amid COVID-19
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Does Your Reopening Plan Address Accommodating Employees With Underlying Medical Conditions?
As employees return to workplaces, employers should have a plan in place to address workers with underlying health conditions that...
New Jersey Delays Law Requiring Severance for Mass Layoffs
The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted changes to NJ's mass layoff law... The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has prompted changes to New...
COVID-19 Prompts Changes to New Jersey’s Leave Laws – What Employers Need to Know
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in permanent changes to several of New Jersey's Leave Laws The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has...
New Jersey Steps Up Enforcement of Worker Misclassification With New Laws
February 10, 2020
Gov. Phil Murphy recently signed several bills into law that will strengthen the state’s efforts to combat worker misclassification... New...